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Senior Platform Engineer

Company: Point32Health
Location: East Providence
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Platform Engineer will report into the Manager, Application Systems Engineering and will be responsible for supporting the modernization and consolidation of our IT infrastructure to automate workloads and pursue next-generation innovation. The Senior Platform Engineer will leverage their experience and expertise to develop the strategy, design, and implementation of CI/CD pipelines for cloud-native applications, as well as large-scale projects hosted in either AWS or Azure. The Senior Platform Engineer will collaborate with multiple teams in IT to improve our operations and the performance, security, and scalability of our cloud infrastructure. Key Responsibilities/Duties - what you will be doing

  • Work collaboratively with our engineering teams to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for Point32Heallth.
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Design and implement cloud infrastructure solutions that meet our business requirements and align with our IT strategy.
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale while maintaining high standards for code quality and thoughtful design.
  • Guide and coach, the more junior engineers on the team as they grow in their skills and gain experience within the Cloud Engineering space.
  • Provide technical leadership in the deployment and operational management of cloud solutions.
  • Design and maintain the Cloud provisioning templates required for building and managing our Cloud platforms while adhering to our Point32Health Security, Compliance, and Performance standards and policies.
  • Design and maintain the CI/CD pipelines for building and managing our cloud-native applications while adhering to our Point32Health Security, Compliance, and Performance standards and policies.
  • Design, build, and deploy Cloud applications, including large-scale data processing, computationally intensive statistical modeling, and advanced analytics.
  • Participate in all aspects of the SDLC for Cloud solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance.
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root causes, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training when necessary.
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, with an ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity.
  • Develop and maintain supporting documentation for all automated processes.
  • Work closely with Prod and Non-Prod environment owners to develop and maintain a role-based workflow that supports segregated duties.
  • Coordinate and lead training and information sharing meetings with the rest of the Cloud Engineering team.
  • Oversee and support Production deployments during major release activities for components owned by the Cloud Engineering team.
  • Serve as SME (subject matter expert) in several committees pertaining to Cloud Governance and Architecture.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.Qualifications - what you need to perform the jobEDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.EXPERIENCE (minimum years required):
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Cloud Engineering or DevOps role with knowledge of AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud platforms.
      • Demonstrated experience in leading large projects or small teamsSKILL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Strong leadership including ability to influence others, work independently and exercise appropriate judgment in decision making
        • Proven ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with management, peers, and the other departments within IT.
        • Respect for change management, environmental integrity, and process workflow within a relatively new and rapidly maturing organization.
        • Strong analytical and technical ability including strength in general issue troubleshooting
        • Understanding of and experience with the five pillars of a well-architected framework
        • Ability to quickly learn Point32Health specific processes, topology, tools often with limited documentation
        • Technical experience with the following: OS Level Administration (Linux, Windows), IaC Provisioning Tools (Terraform, ARM, Ansible, CloudFormation), Software development lifecycle principles, Build Orchestration Tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
        • Preferred experience with deployment Tools (CD/RO, Ansible, Azure DevOps, etc.) and Source Control Management (GitHub, SVN, BitBucket, etc.)
        • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or JavaScript.
        • Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) and microservices architecture.
        • Familiarity with DevOps principles and CI/CD tools like CloudBees/Jenkins, GitLab, or GitHub Actions.WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel):
          • Must be able to work under normal office conditions and work from home as required.
          • Work may require simultaneous use of a telephone/headset and PC/keyboard and sitting for extended durations.
          • May be required to work additional hours beyond standard work schedule.DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.Who We ArePoint32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities. This job has been posted by IgnyteAI on behalf of Point32Health. IgnyteAI is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of IgnyteAI not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Req ID: R6838

Keywords: Point32Health, East Providence , Senior Platform Engineer, Engineering , East Providence, Rhode Island

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